Leading businesses announce support for Northern Powerhouse in a “show of force for the North”

Dec 6, 2016 | Latest News |

Barclays and Vodafone will be among 40 leading businesses, universities and business networks pledging their support to fire up the economy of the Northern Powerhouse, at a ’partnership’ meeting in Liverpool.

Northern Powerhouse Minister, Andrew Percy welcomed the commitment of these global brands and others, to help deliver jobs and attract new investment into the region at the conference at the Peel Port.

It comes with figures showing investment from abroad shot up by a quarter last year, a rate twice the national average.